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Old Puʻunene Bookstore

This shack in the middle of a tiny village has been a used-book store since 1913. It’s musty, unique and seriously good value. The selection is wide and it still sells most books for a quarter! Pick up secondhand...

Museum in Puʻunene

Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum

Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum

This homespun museum occupies the former residence of the sugar mill’s superintendent. There’s the usual display of industrial machinery, including a working model of a cane-crushing plant, but what lingers...

Historic Building in Puʻunene

Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company Mill

Fields of cane expand out from the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar (C&S) Company’s rusty old mill, the last of its kind in Hawaii. Its industrial hulk looms high, and, until recently, belched smoke as it was...